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Portland Protected Sick Time Ordinance

Phone: 503-823-3008


Resources for Employers

Welcome to the Resources for Employers Page.

The Oregon legislative assembly passed Senate Bill 454, requiring all employers provide sick time for their employees. Beginning January 1, 2016, all employers that employ at least 10 employees (6 in Portland) in Oregon must provide up to 40 hours of paid leave per year. Employers that employ fewer than 10 employees (6 in Portland) must provide 40 hours of unpaid protected sick time. Please refer to the Bureau of Labor and Industries website for more information

Protected Sick Time Training for Employers

This is a collection of videos explaining the Sick Time ordinance

Technical Assistance Training for Employers

PDF version of Protected Sick Time Training Slides and Notes

Is my Business in the City?

Use this tool to determine whether an address is within the city of Portland

Final Protected Sick Time Administrative Rules

Download a copy of the final administrative rules

Final Protected Sick Time City Code

Download the final version of the City Code for Protected Sick Time

Official City Notification Letter to Employees (English)

A pdf of an official notification, from the City of Portland, for printing and distribution to employees

Template Notification Letter for Employees (English)

A Word version template of the City's notification letter for employers to copy and distribute to employees

Employee Notification Poster - PDF (English)

Download the pdf of the Employee Notification Poster in English

Aviso para los empleados, Employee Notification Poster (Spanish)

Spanish Poster required for employee notification, Aviso Para los empleados

ИЗВЕЩЕНИЕ ДЛЯ СЛУЖАЩИХ, Employee Notification Poster (Russian)

Russian poster for required employee notification, ИЗВЕЩЕНИЕ ДЛЯ СЛУЖАЩИХ (pdf)

僱主和員工通知, Employee Notification Poster (Chinese)

Traditional Chinese poster for required employee notification, 僱主和員工通知 (pdf)